Czech Republic: Státní zemědělská a potravinářská inspekce (SZPI) has ordered the withdrawal of figs with too high levels of aflatoxin.
Fíky natural 500g with date 31.12.2018 and lot L17001 is impacted. The dried figs are made by Zdraví z přírody s.r.o. in Greece and imported into the Czech Republic by IBK Trade s.r.o.
Laboratory analysis confirmed aflatoxins (total amount) at 36.4 μg/kg (micrograms per kilogram), with the statutory limit being 10 μg/kg and aflatoxin B1 at a concentration of 32.9 μg/kg, the limit being 6 μg/kg.